Kochi University of Technology

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2015/06/25

New international students experienced Ikebana (Flower arrangement) new!

2015/06/25

Professor Tetsuya Yamamoto received a letter of appreciation in the spring meeting of international conference E-MRS on functional materials new!

2015/05/19

Associate Professor Kikuma Watanabe won 2015 “Architizer A+Awards”

2015/04/16

An exchange event with overseas students, “KUT Lunch Hour” was held

2015/04/15

Thai-Nichi Institute of Technology’s president Bandhit Rojarayanont visited Kochi University of Technology

2015/04/10

Songkran (Thai New Year) party was held

2015/04/03

Kochi University of Technology held matriculation ceremony and welcome party

2015/04/01

Eikokuji Campus has been opened!

2015/04/01

Vice President Masahiko Isobe assumed as President

2015/03/30

Kami City held a ceremonial party for Largo City, Florida, US at Kochi University of Technology

2015/03/20

Commencement Ceremony was held

2015/02/19

KUT student received the highest award at the 69th Annual Conference of Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE)

Japan Society of Civil Engineers (JSCE) held its 69th annual conference at Osaka University Toyonaka Campus and Hotel Hankyu Expo Park from September 10th to 12th. The theme of this convention is “Centennial jubilee of civil engineering legacy and the role mission for evolutionary designs”. The highest award was conferred upon Mr. Kenta Kameshima, a master student of Infrastructure Systems Engineering Course, Graduate School of Engineering, Kochi University of Technology.
2015/02/18

Chinese Student Union held Chinese new year party

Chinese Student Union held Chinese new year party on February 18th 2015, and more than 70 people; KUT faculty members, Japanese students, homestay families, and Japan-China Friendship Association members marked new year together.
2015/01/06

Vice president Masahiko Isobe won 58th Transport Cultural award

Masahiko Isobe, Vice president of Kochi University of Technology won the 58th Transport Cultural award from Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism. The award ceremony was held in Tokyo on January 22nd Thursday.
2014/12/18

KUT student won Best Presentation Certificate at TJIA2014

On November 22nd, The 7th Thailand-Japan International Academic Conference 2014 (TJIA2014) was held at the University of Tokyo, Hongo campus. Our 2nd year doctoral student of Graduate School of Engineering, Mr. Junthorn Udorn presented his paper and won the “Best Presentation Certificate”.
2014/12/12

Academic Symposium “China-Japan Innovation Forum on New Energy Utilization and Sustainable Development” was held

The academic symposium “China-Japan Innovation Forum on New Energy Utilization and Sustainable Development” was held at Anhui University in Hefei, China on November 15th (Sat) and 16th (Sun). Anhui University and Kochi University of Technology signed the academic agreement in October 2012, and both schools agreed to hold this academic conference taking the occasion of the commemoration ceremony for the 20th year anniversary of friendship agreement between Kochi prefecture and Anhui province held this year.
2014/11/22

Kochi YOSAKOI Lions Club invited overseas students

Kochi based charity association, Kochi Yosakoi Lions Club, invited 9 overseas students from Kochi University of Technology to Joseikan Hotel for the Japan cultural event as a part of their social contribution on November 22nd 2014.
The overseas students from China, Indonesia and Egypt were guided to the fitting room and put on various kinds of Kimono, such as “Komon” “Furisode”,“Hakama” or “Yukata” with assistance of professional instructors. It was the first time to try Japanese traditional clothes for most of the students.
2014/10/23

Yanshan University’s president Liu Hongmin visited Kochi University of Technology

On October 23rd, 2014, Liu Hongmin, the president of Yanshan University, Hebei Province, China visited Kochi University of Technology (KUT) to renew the exchange agreement.

Since the first agreement was signed in 2003, both schools have actively developed academic exchange, and 10 students from Yanshan University were accepted to the Special Scholarship Program of KUT.
The director, Division of International Cooperation , Prof. Dong Hongxue and the dean, College of Art and Design, Professor Teng Guosheng accompanied with president Liu this time.
2014/10/15

The Distinguished Award 2014 was presented to Professor Kazuya Kobiro

The Distinguished Award 2014 was presented to Professor Kazuya Kobiro, School of Environmental Science and Engineering, Kochi University of Technology at the 10th IUPAC International Conference on Novel Maerials and their Synthesis which was held in Zhengzhou, China on October 10th-15th, 2014.
2014/10/15

Associate Professor Masaki Tajima’s poster presentation received the highest evaluation in the 35th AIVC Conference held in Poland from September 24th to 25th

KUT’s Associate Professor Masaki Tajima’s research titled "Derivation of equation for personal carbon dioxide in exhaled breath intended to estimation of building ventilation" received the highest evaluation and was selected as the best poster award out of 34 posters contributed to the 35th AIVC (Air Infiltration and Ventilation Centre) Conference held in Poland from September 24th to 25th, 2014.
2014/10/01

Kochi University of Technology held matriculation ceremony

On October 1st 2014, Kochi University of Technology (KUT) held a matriculation ceremony for the students enrolled in October 2014. 13 master and doctoral students including 5 overseas students enrolled in Department of Engineering, Graduate School of Engineering started their campus life in high spirits.
2014/09/17

KUT Commencement Ceremony was held

Kochi University of Technology (KUT) held a commencement ceremony on September 17th (wed) and conferred degrees to 6 doctoral students and 1 undergraduate student.
After the conferral of degrees, KUT President Taketo Sakuma sent them words of encouragement.
2014/09/17

The research outcome of Hiroshi Kadota, Associate Professor of Research Institute received media exposure internationally

The research outcome of Hiroshi Kadota, Assistant Professor of Research Institute, School of Information of Kochi University of Technology received media exposure at home and abroad.
2014/09/12

4 Heilongjiang University table tennis club players visited Kochi University of Technology (KUT)

4 Heilongjiang University table tennis club players visited Kochi University of Technology (KUT) from September 6th to September 12th 2014.
To keep up China’s established reputation as table tennis kingdom, each province focuses on their player development, and Heilongjiang province is no exception. All of the 4 students who visited KUT join the training arranged for the professional table tennis team owned by Heilongjiang Province every day and have performed brilliantly in the international competitions.
As a part of efforts to develop friendship with Heilongjiang University, KUT has sent table tennis club to Harbin in the past. The KUT table tennis club members who visited Harbin this March were pleased to see those 4 students from Heilongjiang University again here in Kochi. During their visit, they joined the training with KUT table tennis club in the mornings and Prof. Miho Hamada, the coach of KUT table tennis club, arranged the games including doubles matches, single matches every afternoon.
2014/09/17

Delegation of University of Missouri St. Luis visited Kochi University of Technology

Dr. Joel Glassman, the Director of International Studies & Program and Dr. Norihito Furuya, the visiting professor, International Business Advisory Board Member of University of Missouri St. Luis (UMSL) visited Kochi University of Technology (KUT) from September 9th to 10th .
2014/09/02

The 3rd YOSAKOI Summer School was held

The 3rd YOSAKOI Summer School which is KUT’s annual international summer program opened to overseas students was held from August 3rd to 12th 2014 with the support of Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program in Science which Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) subsidized to promote exchange of the students in the field of science and technology in Asian region.
2014/08/05

Kochi University of Technology signed the partnership agreement with Organizing Committee of 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games

TOKYO 2020 organizing committee of Olympic and Paralympic Game completed their partnership arrangement with 552 universities from every prefecture in Japan to promote and reinforce the Olympic values ahead of the 2020 Games. Kochi University of Technology entered into the agreement to support the awaited Olympic and Paralympic games.
This partnership will utilize the resources of the universities to promote Olympic education, help keep olympism at the heart of Japanese society and raise awareness of the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2020.
2014/08/02

KUT student won the most outstanding student award from Japan Geoscience Union

Mr. Hiroki Khono, Master 1 student in Professor Masayuki Yamamoto’s laboratory, Electronic and Photonic Systems Engineering Course won the most outstanding student award in the category of Space and Planetary Science at Japan Geoscience Union annual meeting 2014 held in Yokohama. The award-wining paper title is Basic development of a small balloon-mounted telemetry with its operation system.
2014/07/28

Associate Professor Shin Yoshida received awards for his work of Kagamino bus stop

The bus stop near Kagamino Park adjacent to Kochi University of Technology campus was designed on the concept of “Existing in harmony with local community” by Associate Professor Shin Yoshida (School of System Engineering) in last April. Associate Professor Yoshida won design award from Asia Award (DFAA) 2013 and 4 other reputable awards for this work last year.
2014/07/11

International Symposium on Interaction Design and Human Factors (IDHF) will be held at Kochi University of Technology in November, 2014.

Research Center for Human Computer Interaction (CHCI), Kochi University of Technology (KUT), Japan will host the International Symposium on Interaction Design and Human Factors (IDHF) from November 25th to 27th, 2014. KUT will be the venue for this symposium. The objective of IDHF is on interaction design and human factors (specially, human error and human cognitive-motor control ability), and it attracts an international community of practitioners, researchers, academics students from a broad range of discipline.
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